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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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Just had a upper and lower gi. He found a diminutive sessile polyp in the cecum it was sent for biopsy.....should i be worried?

Just had a upper and lower gi. He found a diminutive sessile polyp in the cecum it was sent for biopsy.....should i be worried?

Diminutive polyp: No reasons to worry before the pathology report. Most polyps are benign, and even if that is not the case, being diagnosed early will give you a good prognosis. ...Read more

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My partner had 2 x 3mm sessile polyps removed and has slight adema in caecal mucasa, obliteration of vascular pattern, , biospys taken from cecum, ?

My partner had 2 x 3mm sessile polyps removed and has slight adema in caecal mucasa, obliteration of vascular pattern, , biospys taken from cecum, ?

And your question?: Not sure what your question is but finding out the biopsy results on the polyps and the inflamation of the cecum should give you the answers you need. ...Read more

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Cecal polyp: would the correct treatment be adbominal perineal resection?

Cecal polyp: would the correct treatment be adbominal perineal resection?

Cecal polyp: Cecal polyp is located in the proximal colon where the small intestine meets the large bowel. Apr (abdominal perineal resection) is usually reserved for rectal lesion. It is a different part of anatomy. ...Read more

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Can a polyp in the ileo cecal valve cause cancer?

Can a polyp in the ileo cecal valve cause cancer?

You can only know: This after an endoscopy, and the polyp may already be cancer...Only a biopsy, and in this case a removal, will reveal the facts. Villous adenomas and carcinoids can live at this address, and they also can bleed. ...Read more

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Diminutive cecum polyp I have a history of colon cancer I am so nervous?

Diminutive cecum polyp I have a history of colon cancer I am so nervous?

No reason to be nerv: Since you are under proper medical care of a doctor who is checking your colon regularly, you will do well. Polyps are caught early and removed safely if you get a Colonoscopy test ddone every one to 2 years for the next 5 years, then reduce the frequency as advised by your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Would a CT scan show a hyperplastic polyp in the cecum?

Would a CT scan show a hyperplastic polyp in the cecum?

Only if very big : Plain ct would not find a polyp (especially a hyperplastic polyp which tend to be small and in the left colon and rectum). Ct colonography ("virtual colonoscopy") may show a polyp in the cecum, if it is at least 6mm in size; can't really see things smaller than that., and can't biopsy anythingseen w/o colonoscopy. Can't tell polyp is hyperplastic w/o biopsy. ...Read more

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